The best films of 2018 so far

Conventional wisdom holds that the best movies of any given year tend to arrive sometime between Labor Day and Christmas—those few weeks annually and unofficially designated as “awards season.” But while the major studios and their indie subsidiaries do tend to hold their big prestige titles until at least early…

Shh! Paramount wants a Quiet Place sequel

Reminding us that there’s no thoughtful, intimate concept for a genre movie that won’t be met with raucous, desperate cries for “More!”—provided that there’s still money somewhere on the table, at least—Paramount has already announced that it’s begun development on a sequel to John Krasinski’s surprise hit horror film …

Weekend Box Office: Rampage gives Dwayne Johnson something new to brag about 

It’s a true testament to Dwayne Johnson’s charisma that even when he’s being totally cocky, it still comes across as charming. (Even the official Doom twitter account played along when he shit-talked the movie on Twitter.) Now Johnson has something new to endearingly brag about on social media, as his new film Rampage

John Krasinski breaks down one of A Quiet Place's most terrifying scenes

Much of the hubbub about A Quiet Place, John Krasinski’s sonically adventurous (and commercially successful) new horror movie, centers around the film’s use of silence. And while the actors do an admirable job of conveying how the weight of that silence changes the way they move and interact, it’s the tiny details of…

People can’t shut up about A Quiet Place—even Seth Meyers, when he should be interviewing John Krasinski

On Wednesday’s Late Night With Seth Meyers, newly minted, unlikely horror movie top dog John Krasinski played at some Jim Halpert-style aw-shucks humility. Host Meyers read off a selection of the appreciative tweets from celebrity fans of Krasinski’s new film (as co-writer, star, and director), A Quiet Place. Coming…

Noisy things are extra scary in the expanded trailer for A Quiet Place

John Krasinski’s supernatural thriller A Quiet Place already has a good hook in the form of unseen creatures who kill people when they make noise—as seen in the movie’s short Super Bowl teaser—but this expanded trailer adds an extra scary angle with the reveal that Emily Blunt’s character is pregnant. When this family…